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Buildings and Grounds Department Records

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WFU's Buildings and Grounds Department, now split into the Office of Maintenance and Utilities and the Office of Planning and Construction, was the advising department to the University's plans in alterating campus grounds. Collection materials include meeting minutes, budgets, correspondence, contracts, invoices about the contruction and maintenance of campus facilities, as well as building-centric University publications.

Biographical and Historical Note

WFU's Buildings and Grounds Department, now split into the Office of Maintenance and Utilities and the Office of Planning and Construction, was the advising department to the University's plans in alterating campus grounds. Tasks of the deparment included land and building surveying, collecting data on classroom space, and writing recommendation reports to the President.

Collection Overview

This collection contains records from the Buildings and Grounds department at WFU and other documentation regarding Reynolda Campus in Winston-Salem, N.C. Materials include meeting minutes, budgets, correspondence, contracts, building dedication materials, and reports about the contruction and maintenance of campus facilities. It also contains specifications, blueprints, and invoices for Groves Stadium's (Winston-Salem, N.C.) establishment, now known as BB&T Field.

Collection Inventory

  • Buildings materials
    • Apartment rendering plans and Lake Katharine drawing (circa 1950s-1980s) box 1 folder 32
    • Benson University Center dedication program (1988) box 1 folder 33
    • Bowman Gray School of Medicine materials (1969) box 1 folder 1
    • Carillon bells correspondence and photographs (1978-2013) box 1 folder 35
    • Groves Stadium, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
      • Anodizing materials (1959) box 2 folder 2
      • AstroTurf Recreational Services materials (1966) box 2 folder 1
      • Building Committee meeting minutes and budgets (1966-1968) box 2 folder 3
      • Change orders (1967-1969) box 2 folder 4
      • City of Winston-Salem correspondence and invoices (1965-1967) box 2 folder 24
      • Concessions materials (circa 1966-1968) box 2 folder 39
      • Crampton, Guy E., contract (1967) box 2 folder 7
      • Crampton, Guy E., correspondence (1965-1969) box 2 folder 5
      • Crampton, Guy E., progress reports (1966-1968) box 2 folder 6
      • Crampton, Guy E., stadium specifications (1966-1967) box 2 folder 21-23
      • Crawford, R.B., correspondence (1965-1968) box 2 folder 36
      • Deacon Gridiron Guide, WFU Football (1966) box 2 folder 40
      • Easement correspondence (1966) box 2 folder 26
      • Furniture and supplies purchasing materials (1968-1972) box 2 folder 20, 29
      • Hardware schedule (1967) box 2 folder 10
      • Hooks, Gene correspondence (1967-1968) box 2 folder 37
      • Invoices: All site development, paid (1959-1967) box 2 folder 12
      • Invoices: George W. Kane (1967-1968) box 2 folder 16
      • Invoices: Guy E. Crampton and associates, paid (1966-1967) box 2 folder 13
      • Invoices: Joyce Engineering and Mapping Company (1967) box 2 folder 14
      • Invoices: L.A. Reynolds Company and Long Engineering Company (1966-1969) box 2 folder 15
      • Invoices: Republic Steel Corporation (1966) box 2 folder 28
      • Kane, George W., contract materials (1966-1968) box 2 folder 18
      • Landscaping file index (c. 1966-1969) box 2 folder 11
      • Landscaping materials (1968) box 2 folder 31
      • Lighting materials (1966) box 2 folder 30
      • Old Gold and Black new stadium clippings (1966) box 2 folder 27
      • Parking lots materials (1966) box 2 folder 35
      • Pittsburgh Testing Lab reports (1966) box 2 folder 34
      • R. H. Johnson Construction Company contract materials (1966) box 2 folder 17
      • R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company correspondence (1966) box 2 folder 33
      • Roads materials (1966) box 2 folder 32
      • Scales, James Ralph, donation correspondence (1968) box 2 folder 38
      • Scoreboard materials (1967) box 2 folder 19
      • Stadium construction catalogs (1965) box 2 folder 8
      • Working budget accounts (1968-1969) box 2 folder 9
      • WFU correspondence (1966-1968) box 2 folder 25
    • "The Janet Jeffery Carlile Harris Carillon" booklet (1978) box 1 folder 45
    • Maya Angelou Residence Hall dedication program (2017 February) box 1 folder 38
    • Nature Science Center (undated) box 1 folder 23
    • Naval Administrative Unit (1964-1968) box 1 folder 24
      • Leases (1958) box 1 folder 25
      • Materials (1962-1968) box 1 folder 26
      • Radios (1964-1968) box 1 folder 27
      • Space Requirements (1961-1967) box 1 folder 28
    • Olin Physics building report, publicity, and dedication booklet (1987-1989) box 1 folder 40
    • Scales Fine Arts Center dedication program (1976) box 1 folder 41
    • "Scales Fine Arts Center, the Music Wing" booklet (1980) box 1 folder 42
    • Student Health Services plans oversize 1
    • "Wait Chapel" booklet (circa 1990s) box 1 folder 43
    • Wilson Wing addition materials (1988-1991) box 1 folder 30
    • Wilson Wing design development report (1989) box 1 folder 31
    • Worrell Professional Center brochure (circa 1993) box 1 folder 44
  • General files
    • Buildings data (1958-1966) box 1 folder 2
    • Buildings and Grounds Committee
      • (1958-1959) box 1 folder 3
      • (1960-1961) box 1 folder 4
      • (1961-1962) box 1 folder 5
      • (1962-1963) box 1 folder 6
      • (1963-1964) box 1 folder 7
      • (1964-1965) box 1 folder 8
      • (1966-1967) box 1 folder 9
      • (1968-1972) box 1 folder 10
    • Campus model dedication statement (1951) box 1 folder 46
    • Campus plan, capital plan, and facilities update materials (circa 1988) box 1 folder 34
    • Carson Newman College (1964) box 1 folder 16
    • "Diggin Deacon 2" guide [RESTRICTED] (2007 Summer) box 1 folder 36
    • Foundation materials (1968) box 1 folder 17
    • Griffin, Tom, materials (1955-1973) box 1 folder 18
    • Hardware materials (1956-1958) box 1 folder 19
    • Housing materials (1958-1980) box 1 folder 20
    • Larson Group administrative and biographical materials (1970-1975, 2015) box 1 folder 37
    • Campus stores leases (1966) box 1 folder 21
    • Mason, Martha materials (1958-1960) box 1 folder 22
    • "The New Wake Forest" brochure (circa 1954) box 1 folder 39
    • Reports
      • (1929-1937) box 1 folder 11
      • (1937-1942) box 1 folder 12
      • (1942-1944) box 1 folder 13
      • (1944-1948) box 1 folder 14
      • (1948-1955) box 1 folder 15
    • Reynolda Campus special events programs and invitations (1956-1995) box 1 folder 29

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Buildings and Grounds Department. Reynolda Campus Records
ID
RG28.3
Date [inclusive]
circa 1929-2017
Extent
2.6 Linear Feet  2 record cartons

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Revision Description
 Revised by Stephanie Bennett, Madison Eggers 2019, 2020
Access Restrictions
This collection is open for use. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Buildings and Grounds Department. Reynolda Campus Records (RG28.3), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Wake Forest University--History--Sources
  • Wake Forest College--History--Sources

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